Dr. Anju Kambadur
Head of AI Engineering at Bloomberg
Dr. Prabhanjan (Anju) Kambadur is the Head of the AI Engineering group at Bloomberg, which consists of 300+ researchers and engineers responsible for building financial solutions using technologies from Machine Learning, Natural Language Processing, Information Retrieval, Dialog Understanding, Graph Analytics, Recommendation Systems, Speech Recognition, Computer Vision, Optimization, and Time Series Analysis. Some of the products the AI Group helps build include News, Research, Communications, and Finance. The members of his group are active in the academic community, where they have published more than 100 peer-reviewed papers in the last three years. Anju is also one of the authors of the recently published BloombergGPT paper. He was also recognized on Insider's "AI 100" list of the top 100 people in artificial intelligence in 2023. Before Bloomberg, Anju was a senior researcher in the Business Analytics and Mathematical Sciences department at IBM Research’s Thomas J. Watson Research Center, where he worked on problems in machine learning, such as matrix completion and sketching, sparse coding, genome-wide association studies, temporal causal modeling, and high performance computing. He received his Ph.D. from Indiana University and has published peer-reviewed articles in the fields of high performance computing, machine learning, and natural language processing.